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In the seafood and meat section, there is a rustic beef short rib and mushroom ragout ($28), and octopus a la plancha ($31) mixed with butter beans, blood oranges and kale chips.
Goya butter beans are available at many grocery stores (and Amazon) and have an extremely similar shape and texture.
On my recent visit last week, the chop was paired with butter beans, kale pistou, roasted broccoli Romanesco, orange pork jus and fennel pollen.
This will give the butter bean purée a rich, nutty, buttery flavor.
Spoon some of the butter bean mixture onto each plate.
And the arrival of autumn not only means cooler weather and vivid colors but also a bevy of food festivals throughout the state -- events celebrating everything from peanuts and butter beans to catfish and oysters.
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First Known Use of butter bean
BUTTER BEAN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of butter bean for English Language Learners
: a kind of small, flat bean : a small lima bean
: a lima bean that is dried before it is sold
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